What is The Harrison Team?We are The Harrison Team, local experts in global luxury investments in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Linda Harrison and Ellen Anderson, two top producing real estate professionals with Sotheby's International Realty, serve clients with expertise, knowledge and integrity, consistently offering top-quality experiences to buyers and sellers alike.
Since 2000, Linda has been a Top Producer with Sotheby's International Realty every year in the luxury and investments category, selling over $250 Million in sales. She is the Founding Partner of The Harrison Team, working with Principal Partner Ellen Anderson at Sotheby's International Realty San Francisco office. Linda has been recognized by Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate. She is a Certified International Property Specialist and Seniors Real Estate Specialist.
Linda has a background in senior management working with international Fortune 50 companies. An outstanding leader and negotiator, she is president of the board of directors of Frameline, the only nonprofit in the country dedicated to advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media arts.
Recognized for advancing the issues of affordable housing and property owners' rights at both the regional and state levels, Linda has received acknowledgement from San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and Assemblymen Mark Leno and Leland Yee. She is an active board member, sitting on both the San Francisco and California Associations of REALTORS®, and the Chinese Real Estate Association of America. Linda donates her time and energy working with Habitat for Humanity and SFEARN, a San Francisco based nonprofit that helps low-wage workers save money for a home, education or to start a small business.
As a top real estate professional with Sotheby's International Realty and Principal Partner, Ellen manages the sales, operations and client outreach efforts of The Harrison Team, keeping them the dominant force in the luxury and investments category.
Ellen is a certified Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) and co-chairs Pacific Union's cutting-edge market watch division. Ellen is actively involved in the San Francisco and California Associations of REALTORS®, the Chinese Real Estate Association of America, and is past president of the San Francisco San Francisco Women's Council of REALTORS®.
A chef who graduated from the Culinary Academy in San Francisco, Ellen has impressive experience cooking at several four-star restaurants. She believes in giving back to the community, volunteering her time and raising funds for breast cancer research and at-risk youth. Ellen is also the founder and editor of the popular blog, FogCityVegan.com/typepad.
In 2006, Gigi joined The Harrison Team as transaction coordinator. In this important role, she is responsible for auditing files throughout the escrow process and preparing records for broker review. Gigi works directly with The Harrison Team and the agents, transaction coordinators and assistants on the other side of the contract to facilitate a smooth escrow and to ensure all paperwork is in top order.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Gigi moved to San Francisco in 1998 after graduating from Brown University. A performance and video artist, Gigi is active in various in communities in the City. She has worked extensively with community based arts organizations and other nonprofits such as Galeria de la Raza, the Queer Cultural Center, the API Cultural Center and LYRIC, among others. In 2001, Gigi founded (a)eromestiza, a local interdisciplinary arts organization, and has toured her work nationally and internationally.
Felipe his partner Mark Miller are the founders of spaces design, the preferred home staging firm of The Harrison Team. Launched in 2003, spaces was formed to transcend average staging by marrying eclectic combinations of any number of styles, such as contemporary, classic, mid-century modern and Asian, with highly creative design in every room of a home. Felipe and Mark focus on the importance of tending to the details to evoke an emotional response from prospective homebuyers.
spaces offers the ultimate in customer service, working with some of the finest contractors in the Bay Area to transform a property into a marketable investment. From window washing to hardwood installation, from painting to kitchen and bath remodeling, spaces relieves the pressure of finding and coordinating these services, and completes work on time, beautifully and seamlessly. spaces understands the common goal is to sell each property for the maximum price, in the least amount of time. Visit www.spacesdesign.biz or call 415.552.8359.
A public relations professional, Karen works with The Harrison Team overseeing creative efforts, advertising and initiating media contact and coverage for team news. With more than 20 years of experience in journalism, advertising, sales, marketing and public relations, she brings background and vision to The Harrison Team creative process. Visit the media center at www.TheHarrisonTeam.com for samples of coverage and news releases.
Karen holds a Bachelors degree in journalism and marketing from California State University Long Beach. She volunteers regularly for local nonprofits, including the San Francisco Food Bank and Glide Memorial Church. In her free time, Karen is an avid distance runner who has completed 40 marathons so far.